Alcatraz Opening Up For Recreational Use Next WeekThe National Park Service said Thursday that it intends to resume recreational access to Alcatraz Island following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Native Americans Mark 50 Years Since Alcatraz OccupationNative Americans who occupied Alcatraz Island 50 years ago are gathering there for a day of events to mark the anniversary.
Indigenous Peoples' Day Events Mark 50 Years Since Alcatraz OccupationThe Native American occupation of Alcatraz Island 50 years ago was commemorated with multiple events Monday, which has been declared Indigenous Peoples' Day in San Francisco.
National Parks Service Officials Plan To Remodel Alcatraz LandingMany people line up every day at Piers 31 and 33 in San Francisco to catch the ferry to Alcatraz, and now National Parks Service officials are planning to give them a better visitor experience.
Civil War-Era Buildings, Tunnel Found Under Alcatraz Prison YardA new study has confirmed that there are historic hidden buildings and tunnels underneath the prison yard at Alcatraz.
GGNRA Facilities, Oakland Zoo Remain Closed Monday Due To Air QualityAs the Bay Area faces an unprecedented 12th consecutive Spare the Air Day due to poor air quality from wildfire smoke, several venues remain closed Monday.
Yosemite, Alcatraz Remain Open Amid Federal Shutdown, Muir Woods Closed Yosemite National Park and Alcatraz remained open to visitors Sunday while several other National Parks shuttered their doors amid the federal government shutdown.
Video: Bay Area Woman Set to Swim from Alcatraz for 1000th TimeBay Area swimmer Kristine Buckley plans to swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco for the 1,000th time on Saturday. When she does, she will be the first woman to achieve that milestone.
Tour Boat Captain Talks About Dramatic San Francisco Bay RescueThe captain of a tour boat that operates on San Francisco Bay is being called a hero after rescuing a group of tourists that could have been sunk after their small craft hit a rock.
55 Years Later, Escape From Alcatraz Result Still A Mystery55 years ago this month, three men - brothers John and Clarence Anglin, and Frank Morris - pulled off one of the greatest escapes in American history.
Al Capone Song, Pocket Watch Fetch Over $100,000 At AuctionArtifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction...
Rough Water Forces Swim Event Cancellation at 'Escape from Alcatraz' TriathlonConditions on the bay made it dangerous for safety personnel in kayaks and on paddle boards to be in the water to help keep the swimmers safe.
Thanksgiving 2016 Visitor's Guide To Bay AreaFour great things to do in San Francisco over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend...
7 Haunted San Francisco Locations You Can Visit TodayTo get your ghost story fill just in time for Halloween, check out these seven spots around The City that you can go visit (without having to trespass or getting arrested)
Loving Letter Mobster Al Capone Sent From Alcatraz Sells For $65KAn intimate letter that gangster Al Capone wrote while imprisoned at Alcatraz has sold at auction for $62,500.